Defectors

A North Korean man who smuggled 'Squid Game' into the country is to be executed by firing squad, while a highschooler student who bought a USB drive with the show will be jailed for life, report says

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

North Korean defector Kang Sae-byeok in Squid Game. Youngkyu Park A North Korean high school student watched "Squid Game" with his best friend who shared it with others. They...
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Myanmar's Notorious Army Is Facing a Morale Crisis

8 days ago   |   NY Times

The number of defectors, while not enough to topple the Tatmadaw, is growing, galvanized by the nationwide anti-coup movement.
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Death threats, tweets jolt GOP infrastructure supporters

18 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The last time Congress approved a major renewal of federal highway and other transportation programs, the votes were 359-65 in the House and 83-16 in the Senate...
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A North Korean defector is on the run in China after escaping from prison 23 days ago, with police offering a $31,000 reward

19 days ago   |   Business Insider

A mugshot showing Zhu Xianjian. Jilin City Public Security Bureau Zhu Xianjian, 37, escaped from prison in China's Jilin province on October 18, state media said. He was caught...
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South rejects refugee claims by Chinese-N. Korean defectors

19 days ago   |   ABC News

An activist group says South Korea has rejected refugee status for four ethnic Chinese people who have been “stateless” since they fled North Korea years ago
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In Infrastructure Votes, 19 Members Broke With Their Party

23 days ago   |   NY Times

The defectors who crossed partisan lines in Congress include 13 Republicans who supported the bill and the six liberal members of “The Squad,” who opposed it.
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House Dems delay huge social bill, plan infrastructure vote

24 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   4 articles

WASHINGTON - Top Democrats abruptly postponed an expected House vote Friday on a 10-year, $1.85 trillion social and environment measure, as leaders' long struggle to balance...
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Israel looks to pass budget in major test for new government

26 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

JERUSALEM - Israeli lawmakers are set to begin marathon voting on Wednesday to try and pass the first national budget in three years, a major test for the fractious coalition...
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Compass scoops up 3 Warburg agents in wake of firm's sale

1 month ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Warburg Realty may have gained a new partner, but it's losing three of its top agents. Jason Haber, Allison Chiaramonte and Tania Isacoff Friedland have ditched the formerly...
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North Korea has the world's largest special-operations force. A defected spy offers hints about how they'd be used in a war

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspecting a North Korean military special-operation forces event in a photo released April 14, 2017. STR/AFP via Getty Images Within North...
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Supreme Court asked to overturn ruling that freed Bill Cosby

Supreme Court asked to overturn ruling that freed Bill Cosby

Prosecutors have urged the US Supreme Court to review a decision that overturned the sexual assault conviction of comedian and actor Bill Cosby, arguing that the ruling was... Read more ...

Pirates trade Jacob Stallings to Marlins, AP source says

Pirates trade Jacob Stallings to Marlins, AP source says

Jacob Stallings was the Pirates' first Gold Glove catcher in over 30 years. Now, he's heading to the Miami Marlins. Read more ...

Bruins F Marchand suspended 3 games for slew-footing Canuck

Bruins F Marchand suspended 3 games for slew-footing Canuck

BOSTON - The NHL on Monday suspended Bruins forward Brad Marchand for three games for slew-footing Canucks defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson during Boston's 3-2 victory a day... Read more ...

Cowboys DL Hill suspended 2 games over postgame altercation

Cowboys DL Hill suspended 2 games over postgame altercation

The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Trysten Hill for two games Monday for confronting Las Vegas offensive lineman John Simpson and throwing a punch after the... Read more ...

‘Please let me help': How Chris Cuomo fought to save his embattled brother

‘Please let me help': How Chris Cuomo fought to save his embattled brother

Newly released transcripts and documents in a state investigation of former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo show his young brother, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, played a major role in... Read more ...

'Spider-Man: No Way Home' overloaded ticket sites. That's good news for theaters

'Spider-Man: No Way Home' overloaded ticket sites. That's good news for theaters

The demand is a good sign for cineplexes, which could use a major blockbuster to end 2021 on high note after yet another challenging pandemic year. Read more ...

Community Policing Is Not One Size Fits All

Community Policing Is Not One Size Fits All

Although the strategy has success stories in the United States, it has largely failed in the global south. Read more ...

Pass-heavy approach proves costly in Colts' latest loss

Pass-heavy approach proves costly in Colts' latest loss

INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis coach Frank Reich insists he's a run-first guy. Read more ...

Jalen Hurts has proven he's a better runner than passer

Jalen Hurts has proven he's a better runner than passer

Jalen Hurts has proven he's a better runner than passer right now. Read more ...

How Suozzi's bid for gov could slow NY's mad rush to the left

How Suozzi's bid for gov could slow NY's mad rush to the left

Rep. Tom Suozzi, a centrist Long Island Democrat, on Monday announced his candidacy for governor of New York in his party's primary next June. Read more ...